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Isiah Thomas

Isiah Lord Thomas III (Zeke, The Baby-Faced Assassin) ▪ Twitter: @iamisiahthomas

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: April 30, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois
High School: St. Joseph in Westchester, Illinois
College: Indiana University
Draft: Detroit Pistons, 1st round (2nd pick, 2nd overall), 1981 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 30, 1981
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2000 (Full List)
As Coach: 5 Yrs, 187-223, .456 W-L% (Full Record)
As Executive: TOR/NYK franchises, 1994-2008 (Full Record)
Other Pages: College Basketball Stats

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Dec 18, 2014 1:17 PM

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1981-82 ★ 20 DET NBA PG 72 72 2433 453 1068 .424 17 59 .288 436 1009 .432 .432 302 429 .704 57 152 209 565 150 17 299 253 1225
1982-83 ★ 21 DET NBA PG 81 81 3093 725 1537 .472 36 125 .288 689 1412 .488 .483 368 518 .710 105 223 328 634 199 29 326 318 1854
1983-84 ★ 22 DET NBA PG 82 82 3007 669 1448 .462 22 65 .338 647 1383 .468 .470 388 529 .733 103 224 327 914 204 33 307 324 1748
1984-85 ★ 23 DET NBA PG 81 81 3089 646 1410 .458 29 113 .257 617 1297 .476 .468 399 493 .809 114 247 361 1123 187 25 302 288 1720
1985-86 ★ 24 DET NBA PG 77 77 2790 609 1248 .488 26 84 .310 583 1164 .501 .498 365 462 .790 83 194 277 830 171 20 289 245 1609
1986-87 ★ 25 DET NBA PG 81 81 3013 626 1353 .463 19 98 .194 607 1255 .484 .470 400 521 .768 82 237 319 813 153 20 343 251 1671
1987-88 ★ 26 DET NBA PG 81 81 2927 621 1341 .463 30 97 .309 591 1244 .475 .474 305 394 .774 64 214 278 678 141 17 273 217 1577
1988-89 ★ 27 DET NBA PG 80 76 2924 569 1227 .464 33 121 .273 536 1106 .485 .477 287 351 .818 49 224 273 663 133 20 298 209 1458
1989-90 ★ 28 DET NBA PG 81 81 2993 579 1322 .438 42 136 .309 537 1186 .453 .454 292 377 .775 74 234 308 765 139 19 322 206 1492
1990-91 ★ 29 DET NBA PG 48 46 1657 289 665 .435 19 65 .292 270 600 .450 .449 179 229 .782 35 125 160 446 75 10 185 118 776
1991-92 ★ 30 DET NBA PG 78 78 2918 564 1264 .446 25 86 .291 539 1178 .458 .456 292 378 .772 68 179 247 560 118 15 252 194 1445
1992-93 ★ 31 DET NBA PG 79 79 2922 526 1258 .418 61 198 .308 465 1060 .439 .442 278 377 .737 71 161 232 671 123 18 284 222 1391
1993-94 32 DET NBA PG 58 56 1750 318 763 .417 39 126 .310 279 637 .438 .442 181 258 .702 46 113 159 399 68 6 202 126 856
Career NBA 979 971 35516 7194 15904 .452 398 1373 .290 6796 14531 .468 .465 4036 5316 .759 951 2527 3478 9061 1861 249 3682 2971 18822

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1981-82 ★ 20 DET NBA PG 72 72 33.8 6.3 14.8 .424 0.2 0.8 .288 6.1 14.0 .432 4.2 6.0 .704 0.8 2.1 2.9 7.8 2.1 0.2 4.2 3.5 17.0
1982-83 ★ 21 DET NBA PG 81 81 38.2 9.0 19.0 .472 0.4 1.5 .288 8.5 17.4 .488 4.5 6.4 .710 1.3 2.8 4.0 7.8 2.5 0.4 4.0 3.9 22.9
1983-84 ★ 22 DET NBA PG 82 82 36.7 8.2 17.7 .462 0.3 0.8 .338 7.9 16.9 .468 4.7 6.5 .733 1.3 2.7 4.0 11.1 2.5 0.4 3.7 4.0 21.3
1984-85 ★ 23 DET NBA PG 81 81 38.1 8.0 17.4 .458 0.4 1.4 .257 7.6 16.0 .476 4.9 6.1 .809 1.4 3.0 4.5 13.9 2.3 0.3 3.7 3.6 21.2
1985-86 ★ 24 DET NBA PG 77 77 36.2 7.9 16.2 .488 0.3 1.1 .310 7.6 15.1 .501 4.7 6.0 .790 1.1 2.5 3.6 10.8 2.2 0.3 3.8 3.2 20.9
1986-87 ★ 25 DET NBA PG 81 81 37.2 7.7 16.7 .463 0.2 1.2 .194 7.5 15.5 .484 4.9 6.4 .768 1.0 2.9 3.9 10.0 1.9 0.2 4.2 3.1 20.6
1987-88 ★ 26 DET NBA PG 81 81 36.1 7.7 16.6 .463 0.4 1.2 .309 7.3 15.4 .475 3.8 4.9 .774 0.8 2.6 3.4 8.4 1.7 0.2 3.4 2.7 19.5
1988-89 ★ 27 DET NBA PG 80 76 36.6 7.1 15.3 .464 0.4 1.5 .273 6.7 13.8 .485 3.6 4.4 .818 0.6 2.8 3.4 8.3 1.7 0.3 3.7 2.6 18.2
1989-90 ★ 28 DET NBA PG 81 81 37.0 7.1 16.3 .438 0.5 1.7 .309 6.6 14.6 .453 3.6 4.7 .775 0.9 2.9 3.8 9.4 1.7 0.2 4.0 2.5 18.4
1990-91 ★ 29 DET NBA PG 48 46 34.5 6.0 13.9 .435 0.4 1.4 .292 5.6 12.5 .450 3.7 4.8 .782 0.7 2.6 3.3 9.3 1.6 0.2 3.9 2.5 16.2
1991-92 ★ 30 DET NBA PG 78 78 37.4 7.2 16.2 .446 0.3 1.1 .291 6.9 15.1 .458 3.7 4.8 .772 0.9 2.3 3.2 7.2 1.5 0.2 3.2 2.5 18.5
1992-93 ★ 31 DET NBA PG 79 79 37.0 6.7 15.9 .418 0.8 2.5 .308 5.9 13.4 .439 3.5 4.8 .737 0.9 2.0 2.9 8.5 1.6 0.2 3.6 2.8 17.6
1993-94 32 DET NBA PG 58 56 30.2 5.5 13.2 .417 0.7 2.2 .310 4.8 11.0 .438 3.1 4.4 .702 0.8 1.9 2.7 6.9 1.2 0.1 3.5 2.2 14.8
Career NBA 979 971 36.3 7.3 16.2 .452 0.4 1.4 .290 6.9 14.8 .468 4.1 5.4 .759 1.0 2.6 3.6 9.3 1.9 0.3 3.8 3.0 19.2

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1981-82 ★ 20 DET NBA PG 72 72 2433 6.7 15.8 .424 0.3 0.9 .288 6.5 14.9 .432 4.5 6.3 .704 0.8 2.2 3.1 8.4 2.2 0.3 4.4 3.7 18.1
1982-83 ★ 21 DET NBA PG 81 81 3093 8.4 17.9 .472 0.4 1.5 .288 8.0 16.4 .488 4.3 6.0 .710 1.2 2.6 3.8 7.4 2.3 0.3 3.8 3.7 21.6
1983-84 ★ 22 DET NBA PG 82 82 3007 8.0 17.3 .462 0.3 0.8 .338 7.7 16.6 .468 4.6 6.3 .733 1.2 2.7 3.9 10.9 2.4 0.4 3.7 3.9 20.9
1984-85 ★ 23 DET NBA PG 81 81 3089 7.5 16.4 .458 0.3 1.3 .257 7.2 15.1 .476 4.7 5.7 .809 1.3 2.9 4.2 13.1 2.2 0.3 3.5 3.4 20.0
1985-86 ★ 24 DET NBA PG 77 77 2790 7.9 16.1 .488 0.3 1.1 .310 7.5 15.0 .501 4.7 6.0 .790 1.1 2.5 3.6 10.7 2.2 0.3 3.7 3.2 20.8
1986-87 ★ 25 DET NBA PG 81 81 3013 7.5 16.2 .463 0.2 1.2 .194 7.3 15.0 .484 4.8 6.2 .768 1.0 2.8 3.8 9.7 1.8 0.2 4.1 3.0 20.0
1987-88 ★ 26 DET NBA PG 81 81 2927 7.6 16.5 .463 0.4 1.2 .309 7.3 15.3 .475 3.8 4.8 .774 0.8 2.6 3.4 8.3 1.7 0.2 3.4 2.7 19.4
1988-89 ★ 27 DET NBA PG 80 76 2924 7.0 15.1 .464 0.4 1.5 .273 6.6 13.6 .485 3.5 4.3 .818 0.6 2.8 3.4 8.2 1.6 0.2 3.7 2.6 18.0
1989-90 ★ 28 DET NBA PG 81 81 2993 7.0 15.9 .438 0.5 1.6 .309 6.5 14.3 .453 3.5 4.5 .775 0.9 2.8 3.7 9.2 1.7 0.2 3.9 2.5 17.9
1990-91 ★ 29 DET NBA PG 48 46 1657 6.3 14.4 .435 0.4 1.4 .292 5.9 13.0 .450 3.9 5.0 .782 0.8 2.7 3.5 9.7 1.6 0.2 4.0 2.6 16.9
1991-92 ★ 30 DET NBA PG 78 78 2918 7.0 15.6 .446 0.3 1.1 .291 6.6 14.5 .458 3.6 4.7 .772 0.8 2.2 3.0 6.9 1.5 0.2 3.1 2.4 17.8
1992-93 ★ 31 DET NBA PG 79 79 2922 6.5 15.5 .418 0.8 2.4 .308 5.7 13.1 .439 3.4 4.6 .737 0.9 2.0 2.9 8.3 1.5 0.2 3.5 2.7 17.1
1993-94 32 DET NBA PG 58 56 1750 6.5 15.7 .417 0.8 2.6 .310 5.7 13.1 .438 3.7 5.3 .702 0.9 2.3 3.3 8.2 1.4 0.1 4.2 2.6 17.6
Career NBA 979 971 35516 7.3 16.1 .452 0.4 1.4 .290 6.9 14.7 .468 4.1 5.4 .759 1.0 2.6 3.5 9.2 1.9 0.3 3.7 3.0 19.1

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1981-82 ★ 20 DET NBA PG 72 72 2433 8.6 20.2 .424 0.3 1.1 .288 8.2 19.1 .432 5.7 8.1 .704 1.1 2.9 4.0 10.7 2.8 0.3 5.7 4.8 23.2 98 107
1982-83 ★ 21 DET NBA PG 81 81 3093 10.6 22.5 .472 0.5 1.8 .288 10.1 20.7 .488 5.4 7.6 .710 1.5 3.3 4.8 9.3 2.9 0.4 4.8 4.7 27.2 105 105
1983-84 ★ 22 DET NBA PG 82 82 3007 10.3 22.3 .462 0.3 1.0 .338 9.9 21.3 .468 6.0 8.1 .733 1.6 3.4 5.0 14.1 3.1 0.5 4.7 5.0 26.9 111 107
1984-85 ★ 23 DET NBA PG 81 81 3089 9.6 20.9 .458 0.4 1.7 .257 9.1 19.2 .476 5.9 7.3 .809 1.7 3.7 5.3 16.6 2.8 0.4 4.5 4.3 25.5 115 107
1985-86 ★ 24 DET NBA PG 77 77 2790 10.1 20.6 .488 0.4 1.4 .310 9.6 19.2 .501 6.0 7.6 .790 1.4 3.2 4.6 13.7 2.8 0.3 4.8 4.0 26.6 113 108
1986-87 ★ 25 DET NBA PG 81 81 3013 9.9 21.3 .463 0.3 1.5 .194 9.6 19.8 .484 6.3 8.2 .768 1.3 3.7 5.0 12.8 2.4 0.3 5.4 4.0 26.3 107 107
1987-88 ★ 26 DET NBA PG 81 81 2927 10.4 22.4 .463 0.5 1.6 .309 9.9 20.7 .475 5.1 6.6 .774 1.1 3.6 4.6 11.3 2.4 0.3 4.6 3.6 26.3 108 106
1988-89 ★ 27 DET NBA PG 80 76 2924 9.8 21.1 .464 0.6 2.1 .273 9.2 19.0 .485 4.9 6.0 .818 0.8 3.9 4.7 11.4 2.3 0.3 5.1 3.6 25.1 106 105
1989-90 ★ 28 DET NBA PG 81 81 2993 9.8 22.5 .438 0.7 2.3 .309 9.1 20.2 .453 5.0 6.4 .775 1.3 4.0 5.2 13.0 2.4 0.3 5.5 3.5 25.4 104 104
1990-91 ★ 29 DET NBA PG 48 46 1657 9.1 21.0 .435 0.6 2.0 .292 8.5 18.9 .450 5.6 7.2 .782 1.1 3.9 5.0 14.1 2.4 0.3 5.8 3.7 24.5 103 105
1991-92 ★ 30 DET NBA PG 78 78 2918 10.1 22.7 .446 0.4 1.5 .291 9.7 21.2 .458 5.2 6.8 .772 1.2 3.2 4.4 10.1 2.1 0.3 4.5 3.5 26.0 105 107
1992-93 ★ 31 DET NBA PG 79 79 2922 9.3 22.2 .418 1.1 3.5 .308 8.2 18.7 .439 4.9 6.6 .737 1.3 2.8 4.1 11.8 2.2 0.3 5.0 3.9 24.5 102 110
1993-94 32 DET NBA PG 58 56 1750 9.3 22.2 .417 1.1 3.7 .310 8.1 18.6 .438 5.3 7.5 .702 1.3 3.3 4.6 11.6 2.0 0.2 5.9 3.7 24.9 97 113
Career NBA 979 971 35516 9.8 21.7 .452 0.5 1.9 .290 9.3 19.8 .468 5.5 7.3 .759 1.3 3.4 4.7 12.4 2.5 0.3 5.0 4.1 25.7 106 107

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1981-82 ★ 20 DET NBA PG 72 2433 14.5 .487 .055 .402 2.5 7.1 4.7 32.6 2.8 0.4 19.2 25.0 -0.2 2.5 2.3 .046 0.0 -0.8 -0.7 0.8
1982-83 ★ 21 DET NBA PG 81 3093 18.9 .525 .081 .337 3.5 7.7 5.5 30.3 2.9 0.5 15.6 26.1 4.5 3.0 7.4 .115 3.0 -0.7 2.3 3.4
1983-84 ★ 22 DET NBA PG 82 3007 20.9 .520 .045 .365 3.5 8.2 5.8 41.5 3.1 0.6 15.4 25.4 5.7 3.4 9.1 .144 4.2 -0.1 4.1 4.6
1984-85 ★ 23 DET NBA PG 81 3089 22.2 .529 .080 .350 3.7 8.7 6.1 47.9 2.8 0.4 15.7 24.0 7.5 3.6 11.2 .173 5.0 -0.1 4.9 5.4
1985-86 ★ 24 DET NBA PG 77 2790 21.2 .554 .067 .370 3.1 7.6 5.3 40.7 2.8 0.4 16.6 24.4 6.1 2.7 8.8 .151 4.4 -0.6 3.8 4.1
1986-87 ★ 25 DET NBA PG 81 3013 18.8 .528 .072 .385 3.0 8.2 5.7 39.3 2.4 0.4 17.8 25.9 3.8 3.8 7.6 .121 2.9 0.1 3.0 3.8
1987-88 ★ 26 DET NBA PG 81 2927 18.2 .521 .072 .294 2.5 8.0 5.3 35.0 2.4 0.3 15.3 25.4 3.8 3.7 7.6 .124 2.5 0.1 2.5 3.4
1988-89 ★ 27 DET NBA PG 80 2924 17.1 .528 .099 .286 2.0 8.3 5.3 34.3 2.3 0.4 17.7 24.6 3.1 3.9 7.0 .115 1.8 0.5 2.3 3.2
1989-90 ★ 28 DET NBA PG 81 2993 17.3 .501 .103 .285 2.8 8.9 5.9 39.4 2.4 0.4 17.8 26.0 2.1 4.6 6.7 .107 1.8 0.9 2.7 3.5
1990-91 ★ 29 DET NBA PG 48 1657 17.4 .507 .098 .344 2.4 8.7 5.5 42.6 2.4 0.4 19.5 25.2 1.1 2.3 3.4 .098 1.7 0.1 1.9 1.6
1991-92 ★ 30 DET NBA PG 78 2918 16.0 .505 .068 .299 2.7 6.9 4.8 31.3 2.1 0.3 15.0 25.3 2.4 3.4 5.8 .095 1.0 -0.2 0.8 2.1
1992-93 ★ 31 DET NBA PG 79 2922 15.4 .488 .157 .300 2.6 6.4 4.4 35.6 2.2 0.4 16.6 25.1 1.4 2.3 3.7 .061 1.1 -0.8 0.3 1.7
1993-94 32 DET NBA PG 58 1750 15.2 .488 .165 .338 2.9 7.3 5.0 36.7 2.0 0.2 18.7 27.0 -0.2 0.4 0.2 .007 0.6 -2.3 -1.7 0.1
Career NBA 979 35516 18.1 .516 .086 .334 2.9 7.8 5.3 37.4 2.5 0.4 16.8 25.3 41.2 39.5 80.7 .109 2.4 -0.2 2.2 37.6

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1983-84 22 DET NBA PG 5 198 39 83 .470 2 6 .333 37 77 .481 .482 27 35 .771 7 12 19 55 13 6 23 22 107
1984-85 23 DET NBA PG 9 9 355 83 166 .500 6 15 .400 77 151 .510 .518 47 62 .758 11 36 47 101 19 4 30 39 219
1985-86 24 DET NBA PG 4 4 163 41 91 .451 0 5 .000 41 86 .477 .451 24 36 .667 8 14 22 48 9 3 17 17 106
1986-87 25 DET NBA PG 15 15 562 134 297 .451 10 33 .303 124 264 .470 .468 83 110 .755 21 46 67 130 39 4 42 51 361
1987-88 26 DET NBA PG 23 23 911 183 419 .437 13 44 .295 170 375 .453 .452 125 151 .828 26 81 107 201 66 8 85 71 504
1988-89 ❍ 27 DET NBA PG 17 17 633 115 279 .412 8 30 .267 107 249 .430 .427 71 96 .740 24 49 73 141 27 4 43 39 309
1989-90 ❍ 28 DET NBA PG 20 20 758 148 320 .463 32 68 .471 116 252 .460 .513 81 102 .794 21 88 109 163 43 7 72 65 409
1990-91 29 DET NBA PG 13 11 436 60 149 .403 6 22 .273 54 127 .425 .423 50 69 .725 13 41 54 111 13 2 41 41 176
1991-92 30 DET NBA PG 5 5 200 22 65 .338 4 11 .364 18 54 .333 .369 22 28 .786 3 23 26 37 5 0 16 18 70
Career NBA 111 104 4216 825 1869 .441 81 234 .346 744 1635 .455 .463 530 689 .769 134 390 524 987 234 38 369 363 2261

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1983-84 22 DET NBA PG 5 39.6 7.8 16.6 .470 0.4 1.2 .333 7.4 15.4 .481 5.4 7.0 .771 1.4 2.4 3.8 11.0 2.6 1.2 4.6 4.4 21.4
1984-85 23 DET NBA PG 9 9 39.4 9.2 18.4 .500 0.7 1.7 .400 8.6 16.8 .510 5.2 6.9 .758 1.2 4.0 5.2 11.2 2.1 0.4 3.3 4.3 24.3
1985-86 24 DET NBA PG 4 4 40.8 10.3 22.8 .451 0.0 1.3 .000 10.3 21.5 .477 6.0 9.0 .667 2.0 3.5 5.5 12.0 2.3 0.8 4.3 4.3 26.5
1986-87 25 DET NBA PG 15 15 37.5 8.9 19.8 .451 0.7 2.2 .303 8.3 17.6 .470 5.5 7.3 .755 1.4 3.1 4.5 8.7 2.6 0.3 2.8 3.4 24.1
1987-88 26 DET NBA PG 23 23 39.6 8.0 18.2 .437 0.6 1.9 .295 7.4 16.3 .453 5.4 6.6 .828 1.1 3.5 4.7 8.7 2.9 0.3 3.7 3.1 21.9
1988-89 ❍ 27 DET NBA PG 17 17 37.2 6.8 16.4 .412 0.5 1.8 .267 6.3 14.6 .430 4.2 5.6 .740 1.4 2.9 4.3 8.3 1.6 0.2 2.5 2.3 18.2
1989-90 ❍ 28 DET NBA PG 20 20 37.9 7.4 16.0 .463 1.6 3.4 .471 5.8 12.6 .460 4.1 5.1 .794 1.1 4.4 5.5 8.2 2.2 0.4 3.6 3.3 20.5
1990-91 29 DET NBA PG 13 11 33.5 4.6 11.5 .403 0.5 1.7 .273 4.2 9.8 .425 3.8 5.3 .725 1.0 3.2 4.2 8.5 1.0 0.2 3.2 3.2 13.5
1991-92 30 DET NBA PG 5 5 40.0 4.4 13.0 .338 0.8 2.2 .364 3.6 10.8 .333 4.4 5.6 .786 0.6 4.6 5.2 7.4 1.0 0.0 3.2 3.6 14.0
Career NBA 111 104 38.0 7.4 16.8 .441 0.7 2.1 .346 6.7 14.7 .455 4.8 6.2 .769 1.2 3.5 4.7 8.9 2.1 0.3 3.3 3.3 20.4

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1983-84 22 DET NBA PG 5 198 7.1 15.1 .470 0.4 1.1 .333 6.7 14.0 .481 4.9 6.4 .771 1.3 2.2 3.5 10.0 2.4 1.1 4.2 4.0 19.5
1984-85 23 DET NBA PG 9 9 355 8.4 16.8 .500 0.6 1.5 .400 7.8 15.3 .510 4.8 6.3 .758 1.1 3.7 4.8 10.2 1.9 0.4 3.0 4.0 22.2
1985-86 24 DET NBA PG 4 4 163 9.1 20.1 .451 0.0 1.1 .000 9.1 19.0 .477 5.3 8.0 .667 1.8 3.1 4.9 10.6 2.0 0.7 3.8 3.8 23.4
1986-87 25 DET NBA PG 15 15 562 8.6 19.0 .451 0.6 2.1 .303 7.9 16.9 .470 5.3 7.0 .755 1.3 2.9 4.3 8.3 2.5 0.3 2.7 3.3 23.1
1987-88 26 DET NBA PG 23 23 911 7.2 16.6 .437 0.5 1.7 .295 6.7 14.8 .453 4.9 6.0 .828 1.0 3.2 4.2 7.9 2.6 0.3 3.4 2.8 19.9
1988-89 ❍ 27 DET NBA PG 17 17 633 6.5 15.9 .412 0.5 1.7 .267 6.1 14.2 .430 4.0 5.5 .740 1.4 2.8 4.2 8.0 1.5 0.2 2.4 2.2 17.6
1989-90 ❍ 28 DET NBA PG 20 20 758 7.0 15.2 .463 1.5 3.2 .471 5.5 12.0 .460 3.8 4.8 .794 1.0 4.2 5.2 7.7 2.0 0.3 3.4 3.1 19.4
1990-91 29 DET NBA PG 13 11 436 5.0 12.3 .403 0.5 1.8 .273 4.5 10.5 .425 4.1 5.7 .725 1.1 3.4 4.5 9.2 1.1 0.2 3.4 3.4 14.5
1991-92 30 DET NBA PG 5 5 200 4.0 11.7 .338 0.7 2.0 .364 3.2 9.7 .333 4.0 5.0 .786 0.5 4.1 4.7 6.7 0.9 0.0 2.9 3.2 12.6
Career NBA 111 104 4216 7.0 16.0 .441 0.7 2.0 .346 6.4 14.0 .455 4.5 5.9 .769 1.1 3.3 4.5 8.4 2.0 0.3 3.2 3.1 19.3

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1983-84 22 DET NBA PG 5 198 9.4 20.0 .470 0.5 1.4 .333 8.9 18.5 .481 6.5 8.4 .771 1.7 2.9 4.6 13.2 3.1 1.4 5.5 5.3 25.8 109 107
1984-85 23 DET NBA PG 9 9 355 10.9 21.7 .500 0.8 2.0 .400 10.1 19.8 .510 6.2 8.1 .758 1.4 4.7 6.2 13.2 2.5 0.5 3.9 5.1 28.7 119 112
1985-86 24 DET NBA PG 4 4 163 11.9 26.5 .451 0.0 1.5 .000 11.9 25.1 .477 7.0 10.5 .667 2.3 4.1 6.4 14.0 2.6 0.9 5.0 5.0 30.9 108 113
1986-87 25 DET NBA PG 15 15 562 11.9 26.4 .451 0.9 2.9 .303 11.0 23.5 .470 7.4 9.8 .755 1.9 4.1 6.0 11.6 3.5 0.4 3.7 4.5 32.1 114 106
1987-88 26 DET NBA PG 23 23 911 10.6 24.2 .437 0.8 2.5 .295 9.8 21.7 .453 7.2 8.7 .828 1.5 4.7 6.2 11.6 3.8 0.5 4.9 4.1 29.2 108 100
1988-89 ❍ 27 DET NBA PG 17 17 633 9.8 23.8 .412 0.7 2.6 .267 9.1 21.2 .430 6.1 8.2 .740 2.0 4.2 6.2 12.0 2.3 0.3 3.7 3.3 26.4 108 104
1989-90 ❍ 28 DET NBA PG 20 20 758 10.2 22.0 .463 2.2 4.7 .471 8.0 17.3 .460 5.6 7.0 .794 1.4 6.0 7.5 11.2 3.0 0.5 4.9 4.5 28.1 113 100
1990-91 29 DET NBA PG 13 11 436 7.3 18.2 .403 0.7 2.7 .273 6.6 15.5 .425 6.1 8.4 .725 1.6 5.0 6.6 13.5 1.6 0.2 5.0 5.0 21.5 105 113
1991-92 30 DET NBA PG 5 5 200 6.2 18.2 .338 1.1 3.1 .364 5.0 15.1 .333 6.2 7.8 .786 0.8 6.4 7.3 10.4 1.4 0.0 4.5 5.0 19.6 93 106
Career NBA 111 104 4216 10.1 22.9 .441 1.0 2.9 .346 9.1 20.0 .455 6.5 8.4 .769 1.6 4.8 6.4 12.1 2.9 0.5 4.5 4.4 27.6 110 105

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1983-84 22 DET NBA PG 5 198 20.6 .544 .072 .422 3.7 6.9 5.3 42.3 3.1 1.7 18.9 24.6 0.3 0.2 0.5 .129
1984-85 23 DET NBA PG 9 355 22.7 .567 .090 .373 3.1 11.2 7.0 40.0 2.5 0.6 13.4 24.6 1.0 0.3 1.2 .165
1985-86 24 DET NBA PG 4 163 21.1 .496 .055 .396 5.0 10.1 7.4 43.7 2.6 1.1 13.7 30.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 .091
1986-87 25 DET NBA PG 15 562 22.6 .523 .111 .370 4.2 9.1 6.7 35.0 3.5 0.4 10.8 29.2 1.1 1.0 2.1 .178
1987-88 26 DET NBA PG 23 911 20.7 .519 .105 .360 3.3 10.3 6.8 37.7 3.8 0.6 14.9 28.0 0.9 2.1 3.0 .159
1988-89 ❍ 27 DET NBA PG 17 633 18.6 .481 .108 .344 4.4 9.1 6.8 36.7 2.3 0.5 11.8 26.3 0.7 1.1 1.8 .135
1989-90 ❍ 28 DET NBA PG 20 758 21.0 .560 .213 .319 3.3 13.3 8.3 35.6 3.0 0.6 16.5 25.4 1.4 1.6 3.1 .194
1990-91 29 DET NBA PG 13 436 15.0 .491 .148 .463 3.2 10.9 6.8 38.7 1.6 0.3 18.6 22.0 0.2 0.3 0.5 .054
1991-92 30 DET NBA PG 5 200 10.6 .453 .169 .431 1.8 12.7 7.5 34.6 1.4 0.0 17.1 22.5 -0.3 0.3 0.1 .015
Career NBA 111 4216 19.8 .520 .125 .369 3.6 10.6 7.1 37.4 2.9 0.6 14.5 26.2 5.5 7.1 12.5 .143

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1981-82 20 DET NBA PG 1 1 17:00 5 7 .714 0 0 2 4 .500 1 1 4 3 0 1 1 12
1982-83 21 DET NBA PG 1 1 29:00 9 14 .643 0 0 1 1 1.000 3 4 7 4 0 5 0 19
1983-84 22 DET NBA PG 1 1 39:00 9 17 .529 0 2 .000 3 3 1.000 2 5 15 4 0 6 4 21
1984-85 23 DET NBA PG 1 1 25:00 9 14 .643 3 4 .750 1 1 1.000 1 2 5 2 0 1 2 22
1985-86 24 DET NBA PG 1 1 36:00 11 19 .579 0 1 .000 8 9 .889 0 1 10 5 0 5 2 30
1986-87 25 DET NBA PG 1 0 24:00 4 6 .667 0 0 8 9 .889 2 3 9 0 0 5 3 16
1987-88 26 DET NBA PG 1 1 28:00 4 10 .400 0 0 0 0 1 2 15 1 0 6 1 8
1988-89 27 DET NBA PG 1 1 33:00 7 13 .538 1 3 .333 4 6 .667 1 2 14 4 0 6 2 19
1989-90 28 DET NBA PG 1 1 27:00 7 12 .583 1 1 1.000 0 0 1 4 9 3 0 1 0 15
1990-91 29 DET NBA PG
1991-92 30 DET NBA PG 1 1 28:00 7 14 .500 1 3 .333 0 0 0 1 5 3 0 3 0 15
1992-93 31 DET NBA PG 1 1 32:00 4 7 .571 0 1 .000 0 2 .000 0 2 4 2 0 2 2 8
Career NBA 11 10 318 76 133 .571 6 15 .400 27 35 .771 12 27 97 31 0 41 17 185

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 13 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Isiah Thomas 11.2 9.1 8.8 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.0 6.7 5.8 3.7 3.4 2.3 0.2
Earl Monroe 92.6 9.3 8.8 8.3 7.8 7.8 7.2 7.1 6.6 5.8 2.8 2.5 2.5 1.1
Derek Harper 92.2 9.9 9.4 9.1 8.0 7.6 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.4 4.0 3.5 2.7 1.3
Stephon Marbury 92.2 11.7 9.6 9.1 7.8 7.4 7.1 5.9 5.3 5.3 3.9 3.7 1.1 -0.3
Steve Smith 90.4 10.4 10.2 9.1 8.2 8.1 7.9 7.8 6.4 4.4 3.5 2.5 1.9 1.5
Joe Dumars 90.3 9.9 9.1 8.8 8.7 8.2 7.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 4.4 4.2 3.2 1.7
Jason Terry 90.1 10.8 9.6 8.6 8.6 8.5 7.4 7.3 6.5 6.5 5.3 5.1 3.8 1.9
Louie Dampier 89.9 10.1 9.5 8.5 8.1 7.4 7.2 6.0 5.4 5.0 4.0 1.6 1.2
Calvin Murphy 89.3 9.2 8.8 8.3 8.0 7.7 7.4 7.4 7.2 6.8 5.4 5.0 1.6 1.3
Mitch Richmond 89.3 10.8 9.3 8.0 7.9 7.1 6.4 5.6 5.2 5.2 4.9 3.3 3.1 1.6
Hersey Hawkins 89.2 10.9 9.8 9.5 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.0 7.8 6.5 4.0 3.5 2.6 2.3
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Isiah Thomas 11.2 9.1 8.8 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.0 6.7 5.8 3.7 3.4 2.3 0.2
Earl Monroe 92.6 9.3 8.8 8.3 7.8 7.8 7.2 7.1 6.6 5.8 2.8 2.5 2.5 1.1
Stephon Marbury 92.2 11.7 9.6 9.1 7.8 7.4 7.1 5.9 5.3 5.3 3.9 3.7 1.1 -0.3
Louie Dampier 89.9 10.1 9.5 8.5 8.1 7.4 7.2 6.0 5.4 5.0 4.0 1.6 1.2
Steve Smith 89.5 10.4 10.2 9.1 8.2 8.1 7.9 7.8 6.4 4.4 3.5 2.5 1.9 1.8 1.5
Calvin Murphy 89.3 9.2 8.8 8.3 8.0 7.7 7.4 7.4 7.2 6.8 5.4 5.0 1.6 1.3
Hersey Hawkins 89.2 10.9 9.8 9.5 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.0 7.8 6.5 4.0 3.5 2.6 2.3
Mitch Richmond 88.8 10.8 9.3 8.0 7.9 7.1 6.4 5.6 5.2 5.2 4.9 3.3 3.1 1.6 0.9
Derek Harper 88.7 9.9 9.4 9.1 8.0 7.6 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.4 4.0 3.5 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.0 1.3
Dale Ellis 88.5 10.8 9.3 9.0 7.6 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.0 4.8 3.4 3.2 3.1 2.4 2.4 1.6 1.5 0.5
Joe Dumars 88.5 9.9 9.1 8.8 8.7 8.2 7.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 4.4 4.2 3.2 3.2 1.7

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1979-80 18 INDIANA 29 986 154 302 115 149 116 159 423 .510 .772 34.0 14.6 4.0 5.5
1980-81 19 INDIANA 34 1190 212 383 121 163 105 197 545 .554 .742 35.0 16.0 3.1 5.8
Career 63 2176 366 685 236 312 221 356 968 .534 .756 34.5 15.4 3.5 5.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Weekly & Monthly Awards

Player of the Week: 6 times (Show/Hide)

MVP Award Shares
1981-82 NBA 0.004 (17)
1982-83 NBA 0.005 (16)
1983-84 NBA 0.151 (5)
1984-85 NBA 0.081 (9)
1985-86 NBA 0.036 (9)
1986-87 NBA 0.022 (8)
1987-88 NBA 0.004 (12)
1988-89 NBA 0.001 (17)
1989-90 NBA 0.001 (13)
1990-91 NBA 0.011 (13)
Career 0.318 (67)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1989 Detroit Pistons (NBA)
1990 Detroit Pistons (NBA)

Games
1983-84 NBA 82 (1)

Minutes Played
1982-83 NBA 3093 (1)
1983-84 NBA 3007 (6)
1984-85 NBA 3089 (5)
Career NBA 35516 (59)
Career 35516 (64)

Field Goals
1982-83 NBA 725 (9)
Career NBA 7194 (57)
Career 7194 (59)

Field Goal Attempts
1982-83 NBA 1537 (6)
1983-84 NBA 1448 (10)
Career NBA 15904 (41)
Career 15904 (45)

3-Pt Field Goals
1982-83 NBA 36 (4)
1983-84 NBA 22 (9)

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1982-83 NBA 125 (4)

Field Goals Missed
1982-83 NBA 812 (4)
1983-84 NBA 779 (9)
1992-93 NBA 732 (9)
Career NBA 8710 (39)
Career 8710 (42)

Free Throws
Career NBA 4036 (67)
Career 4036 (72)

Free Throw Attempts
1982-83 NBA 518 (10)
1983-84 NBA 529 (8)
Career NBA 5316 (66)
Career 5316 (71)

Assists
1981-82 NBA 565 (8)
1982-83 NBA 634 (5)
1983-84 NBA 914 (1)
1984-85 NBA 1123 (1)
1985-86 NBA 830 (2)
1986-87 NBA 813 (4)
1987-88 NBA 678 (7)
1988-89 NBA 663 (7)
1989-90 NBA 765 (5)
1992-93 NBA 671 (6)
Career NBA 9061 (7)
Career 9061 (7)

Steals
1982-83 NBA 199 (2)
1983-84 NBA 204 (2)
1984-85 NBA 187 (5)
1985-86 NBA 171 (6)
Career NBA 1861 (15)
Career 1861 (16)

Turnovers
1981-82 NBA 299 (1)
1982-83 NBA 326 (2)
1983-84 NBA 307 (2)
1984-85 NBA 302 (4)
1985-86 NBA 289 (4)
1986-87 NBA 343 (2)
1987-88 NBA 273 (4)
1988-89 NBA 298 (5)
1989-90 NBA 322 (1)
1991-92 NBA 252 (5)
1992-93 NBA 284 (2)
Career NBA 3682 (6)
Career 3682 (8)

Personal Fouls
1982-83 NBA 318 (8)
1983-84 NBA 324 (7)
Career NBA 2971 (74)
Career 2971 (84)

Points
1982-83 NBA 1854 (9)
Career NBA 18822 (53)
Career 18822 (57)

3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1982-83 NBA .288 (2)

Minutes Per Game
1982-83 NBA 38.2 (2)
1984-85 NBA 38.1 (5)
Career NBA 36.3 (45)
Career 36.3 (46)

Points Per Game
Career NBA 19.2 (66)
Career 19.2 (73)

Assists Per Game
1981-82 NBA 7.8 (6)
1982-83 NBA 7.8 (8)
1983-84 NBA 11.1 (2)
1984-85 NBA 13.9 (1)
1985-86 NBA 10.8 (2)
1986-87 NBA 10.0 (3)
1987-88 NBA 8.4 (7)
1988-89 NBA 8.3 (9)
1989-90 NBA 9.4 (6)
1990-91 NBA 9.3 (6)
1992-93 NBA 8.5 (7)
Career NBA 9.3 (5)
Career 9.3 (5)

Steals Per Game
1981-82 NBA 2.1 (8)
1982-83 NBA 2.5 (4)
1983-84 NBA 2.5 (2)
1984-85 NBA 2.3 (6)
1985-86 NBA 2.2 (6)
Career NBA 1.9 (16)
Career 1.9 (20)

Player Efficiency Rating
1984-85 NBA 22.2 (7)
1985-86 NBA 21.2 (10)

Assist Pct
1981-82 NBA 32.6 (6)
1983-84 NBA 41.5 (4)
1984-85 NBA 47.9 (1)
1985-86 NBA 40.7 (3)
1986-87 NBA 39.3 (4)
1987-88 NBA 35.0 (7)
1988-89 NBA 34.3 (9)
1989-90 NBA 39.4 (6)
1990-91 NBA 42.6 (3)
1992-93 NBA 35.6 (8)
1993-94 NBA 36.7 (10)
Career NBA 37.4 (13)
Career 37.4 (13)

Steal Pct
1983-84 NBA 3.1 (9)
Career NBA 2.5 (52)
Career 2.5 (65)

Usage Pct
Career NBA 25.3 (62)
Career 25.3 (70)

Offensive Win Shares
1984-85 NBA 7.5 (8)

Defensive Win Shares
1989-90 NBA 4.6 (7)
Career NBA 39.5 (87)
Career 39.5 (95)

Win Shares
1984-85 NBA 11.2 (7)

Box Plus/Minus
1983-84 NBA 4.1 (5)
1984-85 NBA 4.9 (5)
Career NBA 2.2 (96)
Career 2.2 (95)

Offensive Box Plus/Minus
1983-84 NBA 4.2 (6)
1984-85 NBA 5.0 (4)
1985-86 NBA 4.4 (4)
Career NBA 2.4 (59)
Career 2.4 (59)

Value Over Replacement Player
1983-84 NBA 4.6 (6)
1984-85 NBA 5.4 (4)
Career NBA 37.6 (51)
Career 37.6 (53)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 1.000 (24)

NBA Elo Player Rating
33rd (overall) as of Dec 18, 2014, 4:16AM

     

Transactions

June 9, 1981: Drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

May 2, 1994: Retired from the Detroit Pistons.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Detroit Pistons NBA $750,000
1987-88 Detroit Pistons NBA $750,000
1988-89 Detroit Pistons NBA $1,100,000
1990-91 Detroit Pistons NBA $2,720,000
1991-92 Detroit Pistons NBA $2,960,000
1992-93 Detroit Pistons NBA $2,272,000
1993-94 Detroit Pistons NBA $2,520,000
Career (may be incomplete) $13,072,000

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